DHF Launches Literature & Medicine Program in 2007

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Imagine doctors, nurses, receptionists, trustees, administrators, lab techs, and physician assistants, with books in hand, sitting in a circle in a hospital conference room, cafeteria, or lounge. With the help of a humanities scholar, they are talking about the novel, play, or poem they have read, reflecting together on what it means to them – …

Ride the Revolutionary Route

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Self-guided Auto Tour of the historic Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route through New Castle County. Sunday, October 1, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Robinson House 1 Naamans Rd at intersection of Philadelphia Pike Claymont, DE Map/Directions Claymont Stone School Intersection of Philadelphia Pike & Darley Road Claymont, DE Map/Directions Lombardy Hall 1611 Concord Pike, between Foulk Rd …

Revolutionary Weekend 2006 On-Going Daily Activities

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Greenbank Mill’s Super History Discovery Zone 500 Greenbank Road, near Newport, Delaware A Revolutionary War Encampment & 18th Century Market 10:00 am- 4:00 pm Friday through Sunday (302) 999-9001 On-Going Daily Activities include: Military Encampment Drill & Camp Life Musket & Artillery Demonstrations Engineering & Fortifications Philips Farm Feeding the Nation:  And the Army, Too? …

“We the People: Chautauqua” Tent Show

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18th Century Characters Come to Life at Wilmington Riverfront in “We the People: Chautauqua” Tent Show Presented by Delaware Humanities Forum Featuring: George Washington, Ben Franklin, Belle McCloskey, Marquis de Lafayette, General Charles Cornwallis Saturday, September 30 & Sunday, October 1 1 P.M. to 5 P.M. Tubman Garret Park Free shows on the hour What is Chautauqua? (shuh-tok’wah) A unique mixture of education …